Few stars of the 1960s reinvented themselves as successfully as Marianne Faithfull. Her musical career began when she scored an international hit with her version of "As Tears Go By," which was released well before the Rolling Stones recorded it. A string of successful singles that displayed her gentle voice and talent as an interpretive vocalist followed, and 1966's folky North Country Maid showed that her gifts stretched beyond polished pop. In the late '60s, she stumbled into drug addiction, then made a striking comeback with 1979's Broken English, which found her voice rougher and deeper than before while displaying a newfound level of dramatic passion. The album gave Faithfull a new career, and over the next four decades, she would mix collections of her own material (1981's Dangerous Acquaintances, 1995's A Secret Life) with ...
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